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New destination ... Scotland!!!

Discussion in 'Green Laning' started by Hilux81, Jul 23, 2019.

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  1. Hilux81

    Hilux81 Active Member

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    Hi everyone!

    Did I say that I'd be back this year for a second round to the UK?
    Well, I'm heading over end of August (only 4 weeks to go :)).
    Plans so far...a bit of the south, Wales, the Lake District and then up to Scotland.
    I'm always greatful for ideas, outings, nice spots or a bit of green laning.

    The Hilux Girl
     
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    Hi,

    Wales and the Lake District will be fine, just the usual case of checking your routes to ensure there're no TRO's or voluntary restraints. Scotland on the other hand is a different kettle of fish. There aren't any 'green lanes' as such like we have in England and Wales. I'd need to look into it a little more as I've never driven my Landy in Scotland, but from what I understand, because the land is generally all privately owned with no 'rights of way', you need to seek the permission form the land owner to drive on the land.
    When I've shown an interest before, I've always been advised to seek out local clubs/groups in the relevant areas and ask to tag along on any planned outings etc, or, get routes and contact names/phone numbers/address' and contact them directly to get the permissions you need.

    Hope that helps
     
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    Thanks for the advice.
     
  4. Hilux81

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    Only 3 weeks to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Skye is full, and the NC500 is a 20mph crawl caused by the 5493 camper vans currently on it.
    Enjoy!! :D
     
  7. Hilux81

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    I'm glad that I'm not there now.
    Should be better by the time I get there.
    If I don't wreck the car greenlaning before.
     
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    2 weeks to go!!!!
     
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  10. Hilux81

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    Is there any special midge spray?
    Never had to use any.
    :eek:
     
  11. Hilux81

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    @Mally T How long did you take for the trip?
     
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    Colthebrummie Well-Known Member

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    Just buy your wife some cheap sweet smelling perfume, all the midges will go for her and leave you alone. This is a ploy I've been using for some time.

    Col
     
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    You'll be wanting to buy a bottle of smidge I have one in every car as we live in midge territorry ;)
     
  14. Hilux81

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    Very funny...when you're travelling alone :p
     
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    I'll see if l can find some.
    But doesn't alcohol help? Good whiskey?
    ;)
     
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    + 1 with Kevstar, smidge is the stuff we use, also the Avon stuff the army use but
    don't leave it out side at night when it goes cold it sets hard in the bottle.
    Whisky, only if you use it to get hammered then you just don't care ;)
    We traveled just over 1,300 miles in two weeks and that's spending quit a bit of time
    doing things eg, canoeing, biking,walking,and drinking whisky:).
    We live in North Wales so its a 447mile trip to were we started our holiday ( Glenelg on the west cost looking at Sky) Mal.
     
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    One week to go...getting excited...! :D
     
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    Have a great trip Hilux Girl and stay safe, and if you get in to trouble you can give the forum
    a shout and there might be some one near to you to give assistance.
    Mal, from North Wales.
     
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    @Hilux81
    1 day to go.....
    Hope this time you do not bend the steering.
    (Well I say it was @dieseldog69 fault)
     
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    Thank you!
    Ready to leave in the morning.
    Adventure here I come...

    @Hicap phill I'm pretty good at wrecking it myself. Still think we laughed too much.
     
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